Who is it suitable for?

Pocket QI

  • Anybody involved in QI work or wanting to learn more
  • ELFT staff, service users & carers

Improvement Science in Action (ISIA)

  • Anybody leading QI projects
  • Anybody who has completed Open School and Pocket QI and wants a deeper knowledge around QI
  • QI sponsors
  • DMT members
  • Consultants and speciality doctors
  • Senior nurses (band 6 and above)
  • Senior pharmacists or senior technicians
  • Psychologists

What are the pre-requisites?

Pocket QI

  • There are no pre-requisites for this course. All ELFT staff, service users and carers welcome

Improvement Science in Action (ISIA)

  • Attendees must have a QI project. The project selected needs to align with local directorate priorities and be approved by the respective DMT/QI sponsors.
  • Attendees need to be able to commit to attending all training days, Webex conference calls and learning sets

What is the course length & structure?

Pocket QI

  • Pocket QI is composed of 2 modules in a class room format
  • Each modules is 3.5 hours long. Either delivered 9.30-1.00pm, or 1.30-5.00pm

Improvement Science in Action (ISIA)

  • Total course length is 6 months, including:
  • 8 days intensive training workshop

What is covered?

Pocket QI

  • Overview to using QI
  • Using measurement & data for improvement
  • PDSAs and testing
  • QI Tools

Improvement Science in Action (ISIA)

  • Teaches QI project teams to refine their aims
  • How to use Driver Diagrams to understand systems and prioritise change ideas and measure data for improvement
  • How to test changes using Plan Do Study Act (PDSA)

How often does this course run and how can I book a place?

Pocket QI

  • We run Pocket QI every month
  • Register by clicking on the icon above

Improvement Science in Action (ISIA)

  • Runs once a year
  • Speak to your Directorate Management team if you are interested in joining

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